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  • Handful of non-EU banks to make European stress tests debut

    LONDON (Reuters) - A handful of global banks are bracing themselves for their first results from Europe's bank stress-testing regime, which will tell them in October whether they have enough capital to withstand future crises. Banks outside the European...
  • American workers should be paid more

    American workers should be paid more
    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen — most recently in¬†Tuesday’s Congressional testimony¬†— has signaled that she'd like to see U.S. workers getting paid more, and that she's not terribly concerned about inflation getting out of control if...
  • Pimco's Gross sees 10-year T-yield 2.5-3 percent 'now and for the next few years'

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bill Gross, chief investment officer of bond giant Pimco, said on Friday the yield on the benchmark 10-year U.S. Treasury note belongs in the 2.50 to 3 percent range "now and for the next few years" if the Federal Reserve remains...
  • Scams target people struggling with student loan debt, Illinois says

    Scams target people struggling with student loan debt, Illinois says
    After injuring her back on the job and getting a stomach illness, Sharone Brown of Chicago had trouble making her student loan payments, even after she sold her condo. Then she heard a radio ad from a debt-settlement company. The firm told her it...
  • Stock funds worldwide attract $6.2 billion inflows over week: BofA

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors worldwide poured $6.2 billion into stock funds in the week ended July 16, encouraged by strong corporate earnings and big potential merger deals in the United States, data from a Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research...
  • White House sees labor force dropouts getting back into the game

    U.S. jobless claims hit more than eight-year low, but home sales tumble
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell to the lowest level in nearly 8-1/2 years last week, suggesting the labor market recovery was gaining traction. While another report on Thursday showed a...
  • If Democrats really want to address inequality, they need new ideas

    If Democrats really want to address inequality, they need new ideas
    The Democrats have a couple of problems when it comes to addressing inequality. First, polling by the White House that was leaked last week apparently found that Americans aren't much interested in class conflict and punishing the rich. They simply want...
  • Is Germany still the champion?

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A week on from its World Cup soccer victory, Germany may return to center stage, though this time not with fan celebrations but concerns over the health of Europe's economic motor. Investors saw dark clouds building on Friday after a...
  • Yellen defends Fed independence, faces House Republican criticism

    NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve's policy statement, unchanged for the last four months, will probably stay that way until at least September for one main reason: slow wage growth. Everything from job growth and inflation to...
  • Fed seen likely to raise rates in 2nd quarter of 2015: Reuters poll

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Rising inflation pressures could push the U.S. Federal Reserve to raise interest rates as early as the second quarter of next year, according to a Reuters poll of analysts. America's jobless rate sank to almost a six-year low in...
  • Global growth prospects dim even as asset prices fly higher: Reuters poll

    (Reuters) - Global growth prospects have dimmed slightly, with the United States and Britain leading industrialized economies that are not generating much inflation even after years of aggressive monetary stimulus, Reuters polls found. While China's...